Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 450 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Banstead, to WSC, apologies for not visiting him at Harrow, and advising him not to sell his bicycle and buy a bulldog puppy "a dog is sometimes a nuisance".
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Banstead, to WSC, sending £1 and complaining about the state of his finances, also on his toothache, complaining that he had had another tooth out ".
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Iwerne Minster House, Blandford, to WSC, on his school report "You must try & have a better one next term as Papa will be back & will expect glowing accounts of yr work." Also commenting on a day's hunting, and "cutting a lovely somersault" at the 3rd fence.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, 50 Grosvenor Square, London, to WSC, asking him to write, and criticising his new hat.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Sunningdale, to WSC, on her visit to the Ascot races, and on the Sandhurst entrance examination.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Kissingen, to WSC, on his success in the Sandhurst entrance examination, and his father's anger that he failed to obtain an Infantry cadetship, also on her visit to Germany and meeting with Bismarck.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, 35a Great Cumberland Place, to WSC, on the war in India, and on the Christmas celebrations at Blenheim Palace, particularly the "theatricals they were putting on for charity, commenting that the "whole of Oxford may turn up, or any vulgarian from London who chooses to pay 10s to see the Churchills playing the fool.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, 35a Great Cumberland Place, to WSC, on family finances.
WSC's history notebook, [from ?Harrow School] containing notes on: The War of the Spanish Succession, with accounts and maps of the First Duke of Marlborough's campaigns, The Literature of Queen Anne's Reign, The Darien Scheme, Scotch Affairs, 1702-1714, The Fortunes of Parties, 1702-1714, The Reign of George I, The Reign of George II.
Letter from George Cornwallis West, Broughton Castle, Banbury, to WSC, on his marriage to Lady Randolph Churchill, thanking him for the sympathy and kindness shown by the Churchill family "I only wish that by family could have taken a leaf out of your book". Stating that he would never come between WSC and his mother.
Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC marked 'private and confidential' discussing Randolph Churchill's finances and expressing concern at his overdraft. He notes that WSC does not want any of Randolph's cheques to be returned but asks "what are we to do if he does not keep his eye on funds". Manuscript.
Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC marked "private and confidential" referring to WSC's letter about [Nellie] Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier] informing him that Colonel [Betram] Romilly has instructed the bank that [Nellie] Romilly is not to be allowed an overdraft or advance without his permission. Carbon typescript signed with initials.
Draft of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC discussing Randolph Churchill's finances and his failure to adhere to an agreement with the bank regarding his overdraft. Unsigned manuscript.
Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC informing him that [Randolph Churchill's] account is overdrawn beyond the limit permitted by the bank and informing him that allowance of 100 pounds will be credited to him. Carbon typescript signed with initials.
Letter from WSC (Chartwell, Westerham, Kent]) to W Bernau [of Lloyds bank] promising to speak to Randolph Churchill, instructing Bernau to pay Randolph's allowance and commenting that Randolph's income is increasing. Signed typescript.
Letter from WSC (Chartwell, Westerham, Kent] to W Bernau [of Lloyds bank] on Randolph Churchill's finances including measures to reduce his overdraft and his life assurance policy. Signed typescript.
Letter from CSC (33 Eccleston Square [London]) to "B M" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she thanks her for her letter about her visit to Glaslough [Monaghan, Ireland]; says that she intends to go to Lullenden [Sussex] where WSC will visit her and that "Goonie" [Gwendeline Churchill, earlier Gwendeline Bertie] is working in a hospital.
Letter from "Clemmie" [CSC] (Charlton, Banbury [Oxfordshire]) to "B M" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she refers to an enclosure [not present] from WSC, says that King [George V] has been "charming" about [Lady Randolph] and discusses hunting.
Letter from "Clemmie" [CSC] (41 Cromwell Road [London]) to "B M" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she understands [Lady Randolph's] "difficulty", thanks her for her help when WSC was in France and says that she is sure that WSC will be able to rely on his own [financial] resources.
Letter from Diana [Churchill, later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] (2 Sussex Square [London]) to "Grannie" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she thanks her for a box of chocolates, reports that she is to attend the Trooping of the Colour with WSC, that Sarah [Churchill, later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] is better and that Randolph [Churchill] has gone to school. Signed manuscript.
Letter from "Goonie" [Lady Gwendeline Churchill, formerly Lady Gwendeline Bertie] (The Lodge, Brackley, Northamptonshire) to "B M" [Lady Randolph Churchill], expresses concern for her health, discusses plans to go to Scotland on the [Admiralty yacht] Enchantress with WSC and "Jack" [John S Churchill] and reports that the "boys" [John G Churchill and Peregrine Churchill] are well. Signed manuscript.